Silas C. Trowbridge


15th Regiment, N.J. Infantry
Company C
American Civil War

Silas C. Trowbridge
Born: 1833, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Dec. 28, 1885, Morris Township, Morris Co., New Jersey
Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union Co., New Jersey
Parents: Chillian Trowbridge & Frances Guerrin
Occupation: laborer
Military Service: Private, 15th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry, American Civil War
Religious Affiliation: First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Baptism: June 1, 1856, First Presybterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
First Marriage: 1860, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
First Wife: Louisa Masker
Born: Aug., 1842, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Oct. 18, 1861, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Parents: Charles Byrum Masker & Jane List
Sister: Mary Jane Masker
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Cause of Death: tuberculosis, at the age of 19 years, 2 months.
Second Marriage: Dec. 25, 1861, Mt. Freedom Presbyterian Church, Mt. Freedom, Randolph, Morris Co., New Jersey
Second Wife: Cordelia "Delia" B. Cameron
Born: May 18, 1842, Mt. Freedom, Randolph, Morris Co. New Jersey
Died: June 13, 1880, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Cause of Death: ruptured bladder at age of 38 years, 25 days.
Baptism: Jan. 27, 1876, First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

Children:

(Silas C. (Chillion?) Trowbridge & Cordelia "Delia" B. Cameron)



Harriet "Hattie" Trowbridge

Born: 1863, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: still living, 1880, Morris Township, Morris Co., New Jersey
Baptism: May 31, 1876, First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Excomunication: Oct. 4, 1880. First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Marriage: May 31, 1876, First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Husband: George Redding
Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Julia A. Trowbridge
Born: Mar., 1864, Green Village, New Jersey
Died: Dec. 17, 1866, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Cause of Death: Scarlet fever at age 1 year, 9 months
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

William Strowbridge

Lafayette Trowbridge (twin?)

Born: 1869, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: before 1880, Morris Co., New Jersey
Buried: probably Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

Florence L. Trowbridge (twin?)
Born: 1869, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Still living, 1880, Morris Township, Morris Co., New Jersey

Anna M. Trowbridge
Born: 1871, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Still living, 1880, Morris Township, Morris Co., New Jersey

Samuel E. Strowbridge
Born: 1872, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Alive, 1910, Passaic Township, Morris Co., New Jersey

Sarah E. Trowbridge
Born: Nov., 1873, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Oct. 22, 1890, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Cause of Death: Congestion of the brain.


Isabella Trowbridge
Born: 1875, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Still living, 1880, Morris Township, Morris Co., New Jersey

Frederick N. Trowbridge
Born: Sept., 1878, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Mar. 15, 1879, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey
Cause of Death: tuberculosis


The headstone of Silas C. Trowbridge at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, NJ  

SILAS C. TROWBRIDGE

Biography and above picture by Russ Dodge at Findagrave.com

Civil War Union Soldier. He was enrolled in the 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on August 11, 1862, and was mustered in as a Private in Company C on August 25, 1862, He served through the rest of the balance of the Civil War, seeing action at battles such as Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cedar Creek and Petersburg. He was honorably mustered out on June 22, 1865.

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